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Directions to a Female Babysitter (Whereas Directions to a Male Babysitter Would Differ, If Indeed There Were Such an Animal)

The duties of babysitting differ based on the temperament, and gender, of the children the female babysitter is paid to watch; and this observation holds true despite the subjects in the parental role: whether they be grandparents, aunts and uncles, brothers or sisters. 1,157 more words

Growing Up

Pistachios...the Sunflower seed adults never mentioned...

The things adults forgot tell us about…

Do you ever feel like OMG I wish someone who have told me about that…well I know that has been me on several occasions and on yesterday… 292 more words


On my 28th birthday, to my 18-year-old self

Today is my 28th birthday, which means I have been an adult for exactly a decade. Legally, anyway—while I might’ve been sure I was 100% an adult the second the clock ticked over to midnight on January 19, 2009, looking back I’m pretty sure you don’t actually feel grown-up until at least… 23? 630 more words

The Life

But....You're normal....ish

I grew up in a middle class family. 2 parent home, 3 older sisters, and an older brother. I’m the youngest. My dad worked for the county, and my mom was a stay at home mom. 126 more words

To The Me Throughout The Years

If I could time travel to the me I was when I was sixteen, I would tell her to lighten up and not be so bitter. 287 more words

Collective World

The REAL ten-year challenge

I don’t normally write these sorts of posts, but someone wrote something on Facebook which made me reflect on my life over the past 10 years.  1,253 more words

My Travel Diaries

Ways to Save During College

Saving money is never easy, especially when you feel you have more money going out than coming in. Saving money while you’re in college is even more of a challenge. 1,048 more words

Money Saving Tips